2020

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World Water Day 2020

World Water Day (WWD) is celebrated on 22 March. This year the event is about water and climate change – and how the two are inextricably linked.
- / Central and Eastern Europe, Global

CLIMATE2020 – the Worldwide Online Climate Conference

The virtual conference CLIMATE2020 takes place from 23-30 March. It is organised by the Research and Transfer Centre Sustainability and Climate Impact Management (FTZ-NK) of the Hamburg University of Applied Sciences in Germany, and it will offer an opportunity for dialogue and exchange of ideas with scientists, experts from politics, business, education and other spheres of the society.
- / Central Africa, Eastern Africa, Global, Southern Africa, West Africa

Africa Climate Week 2020

Africa Climate Week 2020 was set to place on 20-24 April in Kampala, Uganda, however, in light of the Coronavirus crisis, the event has been postponed - a new date is yet to be announced. The theme remains “Partnering for transformation towards a low-carbon climate resilient and prosperous Africa: managing risks, seizing opportunities.”
- / Central and Eastern Europe, Global

International Water Dialogues Days

If you had this event in your calendar, please note that due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, the event has been CANCELLED.
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International Mother Earth Day

On 22 April, International Mother Earth Day is celebrated worldwide to remind us that the Earth and its ecosystems provide us with life and sustenance.
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The 11th Petersberg Climate Dialogue

The 11th Petersberg Climate Dialogue (PCD) is held as a video conference on 27 and 28 April. The United Kingdom, as President of the next Climate Change Conference (COP 26), co-chairs the PCD. The event focuses on sustainable recovery after the current health crisis.
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International Day for Biological Diversity

The theme of the International Day for Biological Diversity (IDB) on 22 May 2020 is "Our solutions are in nature". Given the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, IDB 2020 is commemorated through its first ever online-only campaign.
- / Central and Eastern Europe, Global

6th International Symposium on Knowledge and Capacity for the Water Sector

IHE Delft is organising the symposium 'From Capacity Development to Implementation Science' on 27-29 May. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the event will be held online. This is the 6th edition of the international symposium, which highlights knowledge and capacity development for the water sector.
- / Central and Eastern Europe, Global

Dresden Nexus Conference 2020

The third Dresden Nexus Conference (DNC2020) will take place 3–5 June under the theme “Circular Economy in a Sustainable Society”. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the event will be held online.